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Fact v Urban Legend

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Submitted by Sword of Islam & The Babies of Beslan (United Kingdom), Nov 30, 2006 at 19:42

Submitted by Infidel, Nov 29, 2006 at 02:00

"The League of Nations did give Britain the mandate to administer the settling of Israel by the Jews; however Britain formed a strong friendship with the Sultan of Saudi Arabia and allocated Transjordan to his brother"

Maybe in a parallel universe. Sharif Hussein ibn Ali led the Arab Revolt against the Ottomans during WWI. He was promised that his efforts on behalf of the allies would be rewarded with an Arab empire His son Abdullah was therefore the first ruler of Jordan. The Saudis were a completely different rival tribe who were bitter enemies. Not even cousins. Let alone brothers.

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Submitted by Infidel, Nov 29, 2006 at 02:00

Thus within a short period of time, the Arab population exceeded the population of the Jews.

According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, the Arab/Jewish components of the population are split into a ration of roughly 50/50. Just as it was in 1950. Just three years after the British withdrew having conquered the territory, been the driving force behind the idea of a Jewish state & having givenit to the Jews. Regrettably, the British failed to exterminate the indiginous Arab population and put a ribbon and a pretty little bow on their gift which the Jews played no part in winning from the Muslims. Rather than be grateful for their new home we are treated to yet more bleating about the the fact that it is not 'big' enough! Without the British, the Jews would have 0% of Palestine. Fact.

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